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by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster
Replies: 4
Views: 194

Re: ffmpeg is broken on latest buster

Looks good on this end too.

What's the output of 'apt policy'?
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: PI 4 128gb SD card
Replies: 9
Views: 267

Re: PI 4 128gb SD card

As a result, the first boot will take a long time, so don't worry if you just see a black screen for a while.
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: "apt-get update testing to stable" [FIXED]
Replies: 19
Views: 8264

Re: "apt-get update testing to stable" [FIXED]

Because the archive.raspberrypi.org repo hasn't updated buster to stable yet. I plan to do that just before the next image release to avoid the situation where the first run wizard doesn't work again as a result.
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 114
Views: 8592

Re: Buster bug report thread

The default setup uses dhcpcd, not NetworkManager.
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10
Replies: 108
Views: 12458

Re: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10

Thank you. How then can we tell if we have the correct firmware? Can't see any reference to d2b1b7fb01475cb3914b2086299e32d724e832f1 on github. There is no mapping between the internal git hash and anything public. It's just for internal use. You can run something like this: $ zcat /usr/share/doc/r...
by ShiftPlusOne
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10
Replies: 108
Views: 12458

Re: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10

The git hash you get from vcgencmd version is from the internal source repo for the firmware, not the pre-built firmware. The git hash in the changelog is for the public builds on github in raspberrypi/firmware.
by ShiftPlusOne
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

The file is fine for the purpose it's meant for. The program in the directory demonstrates the pi's ability to decode h264 data. That's all it is and that's all it does. Its not meant to be played by other media players. There is no issue to report.
by ShiftPlusOne
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

The short version is that it's a bad file. A 'real' .mkv file (for example) will work.
by ShiftPlusOne
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

Not a bug then, just a change in VLC's behaviour. That file is just a video bitstream without a container, so VLC has no FPS information, causing that stutter. If you stick it into a container, it should play as it did before.
by ShiftPlusOne
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: Video lags in VLC (Raspbian Buster) in Raspberry Pi 2

Are you using the .h264 file in /opt/vc or a proper download of Big Buck Bunny from somewhere else?
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: 'Certficate Revoked' security error on NOOBs/raspbian downloads page
Replies: 11
Views: 435

Re: 'Certficate Revoked' security error on NOOBs/raspbian downloads page

It may take some time for all the mirrors to sync up, but it should be resolved now.
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10
Replies: 108
Views: 12458

Re: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10

I think the release notes are wrong. I can take a look at it late.

Edit: fixed
by ShiftPlusOne
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10
Replies: 108
Views: 12458

Re: Raspbian 'Buster' 2019-06-20 / 07-10

RonR wrote: Why does the currently posted image show a different firmware version (that doesn't appear to exist on https://github.com/Hexxeh/rpi-firmware/commits)?:
Hexxeh's repo is just for rpi-update.

https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/tree/stable
by ShiftPlusOne
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rpi4 - cannot change resolution with GL driver on
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Rpi4 - cannot change resolution with GL driver on

jamesh wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:30 am
Should be OK with OMXplayer though I think?
Sorry, got the wires crossed. Somebody in a thread about chromium mentioned the same thing.

Edit: Actually, same person. I wasn't too far off then. https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 5#p1498084
by ShiftPlusOne
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Rpi4 - cannot change resolution with GL driver on
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Rpi4 - cannot change resolution with GL driver on

jamesh wrote:But 1080p60 should be ok on Raspbian.
Certainly not within chromium.
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 114
Views: 8592

Re: Buster bug report thread

VLC fix would require this to go through - https://github.com/Arkq/bluez-alsa/pull/231
by ShiftPlusOne
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: C/C++
Topic: I dont get it... Why is everyone from science schools so obsessed with Perl and Python when we got C?
Replies: 180
Views: 4241

Re: I dont get it... Why is everyone from science schools so obsessed with Perl and Python when we got C?

To answer OP's question, it's because RAM and performance are irrelevant for that use case. Numpy is mostly written in C and can use BLAS Most BLAS implementations will take full advantage of NEON and are extremely fast. and efficient. If you spend most of the time chewing through data in C, it does...
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 114
Views: 8592

Re: Buster bug report thread

Yes, using systemd-networkd to manage eth0 and wlan0. I added two files to /etc/systemd/network. Then my understanding is that it's working as intended: https://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/systemd-devel/2015-April/030937.html Not sure that there's anything that can be done without adding drop-in...
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 114
Views: 8592

Re: Buster bug report thread

I ran this with both -i wlan0 and -i eth0 (separately, of course). Here's what I got: rpi41/home/bls# SYSTEMD_LOG_LEVEL=debug /lib/systemd/systemd-networkd-wait-online --timeout=5 -i eth0 Found link 3 Found link 2 Found link 1 link eth0 is being processed by networkd Event loop failed: Connection t...
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPi4/Buster data corruption on external SSD
Replies: 5
Views: 331

Re: RPi4/Buster data corruption on external SSD

Just a +1 that I've noticed this as well, but didn't check whether it was an issue with the drive or the pi. I haven't seen it since switching to btrfs.
by ShiftPlusOne
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Buster bug report thread
Replies: 114
Views: 8592

Re: Buster bug report thread

[email protected]:~$ sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i interface -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant Could not read interface interface flags: No such device nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands nl80211: deinit ifname=in...
by ShiftPlusOne
Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: nodered update & 240+ new packages?
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: nodered update & 240+ new packages?

Wouldn't you agree that if you're distributing a package as a deb, you shouldn't be mixing in different package managers? The number of times I've seen people try to sneak curl | bash into postinst scripts... Apt and dpkg have had a lot of time to evolve to handle lots of edge cases, handle conffile...
by ShiftPlusOne
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: nodered update & 240+ new packages?
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: nodered update & 240+ new packages?

Yes, I believe instead of bundling nodejs modules within the nodered package or installing them through NPM, it does the right thing and pulls them in through apt.

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